Canadian Cuisine

Canadian cuisine, which varies widely by region and its peoples. This cuisine combines the customs and traditions of the first three peoples’ kitchens of Canada, which are rooted in English, Scottish and French, and these provincial kitchens expanded after the subsequent waves of immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries. From Central, Eastern, Southern, South … Read more

Vancouver's Bike Share System

Meet Vancouver’s Bike Share System!

A couple of months ago, we showed you how to move around Vancouver using the best apps you can find. For those that are into cycling, it’s time to show you how Vancouver’s public bike share system works. Mobi by Shaw Go was launched last summer and became very popular because it is fast and … Read more

Celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 11th

Mother’s Day Mother’s Day in Canada is celebrated on the second Sunday in May and typically involves small celebrations and gift-giving to one’s mother, grandmother, or other important female figures in one’s family. Many people in Canada express their gratitude towards mothers and mother figures on Mother’s Day. Here are EC’s suggestions to enjoy Mom’s … Read more

Boxing Day

Boxing Day is one of the most popular shopping day of the year. Boxing Day is upon us and arrives on December 26th and sales usually continue throughout the week. Traditionally, Boxing Day is the day after Christmas Day, when the servants got gifts from their employers, known as a “Christmas box”. People also spent … Read more

Business Myths and Facts – by Sarah Finlayson Spalinger

LSC/EC Vancouver offers many business classes. We have International Business English (IBE) during AB class, Business English (BEC), Business in Action, Power Presentations during C class and Workplace Readiness and Hospitality and Tourism during CD class. Many students shy away from taking these classes because of incorrect assumptions.  Here is a list of common myths … Read more

Cambridge course is starting today. Check out some tips from one of our teachers.

 Jim Moore has been helping students to prepare for their Cambridge exams at LSC/ EC Vancouver since 2006.   “In my experience, students sometimes enter exam preparation classes simply for the personal challenge involved, with the general goal of improving their English skills.  Such students say that they find motivation simply in the possibility of passing … Read more